Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 1st ODI 2014 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 1st ODI 2014  - Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka 3-match one-day international series of the 1st ODI match played between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Sooriyawewa, Hambantota in 23rd August 2014.

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 1st ODI 2014 Highlights
Sohaib Maqsood drives through the off side © AFP

Half-centuries from Sohaib Maqsood, Fawad Alam and Ahmed Shahzad's 49 helped to Pakistan pulled off a memorable four-wicket victory via DLS method over Sri Lanka and take 1-0 lead in a shortened thriller game of the first ODI.

Match Stats :
  • Sri Lanka's 275 was their third highest score against Pakistan at their home venue in One-day internationals.
  • Pakistan's 277 was their joint fourth highest score against Sri Lanka in Sri Lankan soil in One-day internationals.
  • Pakistan chased 275 was their third highest successful run-chase against Sri Lanka in One-day international and It is their highest chase in Sri Lankan soil in ODIs, previous highest chase was 225 against same opponent at Colombo (SSC) in 2006.
  • 116 : Kumar Sangakkara and Angelo Mathews set up the fourth highest fifth-wicket partnership for Sri Lanka against Pakistan in One-day internationals.
  • 147 : Fawad Alam and Sohaib Maqsood set up the record sixth-wicket partnership for Pakistan in One-day internationals, previously held by the 144-run stand between Imran Khan and Shahid Mahboob against same opponent at Leeds in the 1983 World Cup.

Sri Lanka scored 275-7 in the allotted 45 overs - due to a shower that began six overs into the game and lasted just under an hour to match reduced 50 to 45-overs per a side - with top scorer by Angelo Mathews struck 89 off 85-balls including 9-fours and 2-sixes.

Mahela Jayawardene scored 63 off 66-balls included eight boundaries, Ashan Priyanjan blasted a unbeaten 39 off 15-ball included 8-fours with strike rate of 260, Kumar Sangakkara 25 and Upul Tharanga 18.

Pakistan best bowler by Wahab Riaz picked up 3-wickets, Mohammad Irfan took two-wickets and one for Mohammad Hafeez.

Pakistan chased 277-6 in 44.5 overs - due to shower a revised target of 275 in 45-overs with top scorer by Sohail Maqsood 89 not out, Fawad Alam struck 62 off 61-balls including 7-fours.

Ahmed Shehzad 49 off 61-balls - who fell one-run short of his half-century - including four boundaries and Mohammad Hafeez 21 and Umar Akmal 15.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Thisara Perera, Angelo Mathews both took 2-wickets and one for Rangana Herath - Lasith Malinga

Sohail Maqsood named Player of the match for his match-winning unbeaten 89-runs knocked off facing 73-balls including 9-fours.



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